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  • 19 Mar 2021

SpaceX Engineer Pleads Guilty To Insider Trading On The Dark Web

It’s the first time the SEC has pursued securities violations on the dark web.

  • 19 Mar 2021

Zuckerberg now says Facebook will be ‘in a good position’ regarding Apple’s privacy policies

Facebook has been complaining against Apple since the company announced major changes to its privacy policies, which will affect apps that collect user data without their knowledge. However, Mark Zuckerberg has now said that Facebook will be “in a good position' regarding the changes announced by Apple. As reported by CNBC, instead of criticizing Apple […]

  • 19 Mar 2021

Hackers used 7 zero-days, compromised websites to infiltrate iOS

In what is being called a highly sophisticated attack, a group of hackers leveraged a total of 11 zero-day vulnerabilities and a host of compromised websites to infect fully patched devices running iOS, Windows and Android.

  • 18 Mar 2021

Zuckerberg changes tune, says Apple's iOS 14 privacy feature might benefit Facebook

After raking Apple over the coals in protest of an upcoming iOS 14 feature that will limit ad tracking, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is now saying the change could actually benefit his company.

  • 18 Mar 2021

Apple issues second 'For All Mankind' AR experience featuring space-faring technology

Apple on Thursday expanded an augmented reality experience that ties in with Apple TV+ original ‘For All Mankind,’ offering users an up close and personal look at real and fictional space technology.

  • 18 Mar 2021

Apple CEO Tim Cook urges Congress to pass Dreamer bill

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday urged lawmakers to pass immigration reform to create a path to citizenship for Dreamers.

  • 18 Mar 2021

YouTube Explains Why a Racist Steven Crowder Video Didn’t Violate Hate Speech Rules

A grotesque segment mocking Black farmers illustrates just how much bigotry a conservative star can get away with.

  • 18 Mar 2021

YouTube Explains Why a Racist Video Didn’t Violate Its Hate Speech Rules

A grotesque segment mocking Black farmers illustrates just how much bigotry a conservative star can get away with.

  • 18 Mar 2021

Facebook now offers security key support on iOS and Android

Protect your social media accounts from being hacked with a security key

  • 18 Mar 2021

Remote work, Apple Silicon M1 chip will drive Mac growth for years, analyst says

Apple’s Mac segment will continue to see higher growth rates driven by tailwinds like the M1 chip and the work from home trend acceleration, says Gene Munster at Loup Ventures.

  • 18 Mar 2021

China Is Selling Deadly “Pterodactyl” Drones Around the World

‘Armed drone proliferation is inevitable because of Chinese exports.’

  • 18 Mar 2021

Specialized partners with a Tesla co-founder to recycle e-bike batteries

By all accounts, e-bikes are having a bit of a moment: at one point during the pandemic, sales of powered bicycles outpaced all others by a considerable margin. The appealing of easy, socially distanced rides can be hard to ignore, but the resulting boom in sales has led to a pivotal moment for e-bike makers: What do they do with the batteries once they can’t power rides anymore?

  • 18 Mar 2021

Tim Cook talks personal routine, Apple’s return to in-person work, and more

In a new interview, Tim Cook talks about what it’s been like working from home this last year, while also sharing his hopes for the future.

  • 18 Mar 2021

'Growing' heart valve implant would never have to be replaced

When a child receives a replacement heart valve, the device doesn’t grow along with them. This means it will have to be surgically replaced, multiple times. Such may not be the case, however, with a new valve that’s currently in development.

  • 18 Mar 2021

The state of VR in 2021

This event will begin on 3/18/2021 at 10 am PT. Thank you for joining us!

  • 18 Mar 2021

Clubmarket launches sponsorship marketplace to monetize Clubhouse

Independent startup Clubmarket has figured out a way to monetize Clubhouse through sponsorships for creators.

  • 18 Mar 2021

Google's plan to block third-party cookies has drawn attention from the DoJ

There are concerns the move will harm rival ad networks.

  • 18 Mar 2021

Tesla’s co-founder is teaming up with Specialized to solve the problem of e-bike batteries

There is a tsunami of lithium-ion batteries on the horizon that will need recycling.

  • 18 Mar 2021

Amazon begins testing its Rivian electric delivery vans in San Francisco

Amazon is expanding customer deliveries via electric cargo vehicle to San Francisco, making the Bay Area the second of 16 total cities the company expects to bring its Rivian-sourced EVs to in 2021.  San Francisco’s unique terrain and climate were a couple of the reasons Amazon said it chose …

  • 18 Mar 2021

Facebook is making a bracelet that lets you control computers with your brain

The device would let you interact with Facebook’s upcoming augmented-reality glasses just by thinking.

  • 18 Mar 2021

Google is investing billions in new US offices and data centers

The search engine giant is looking to hire over 10,000 full-time roles

  • 18 Mar 2021

Apple seeded disinformation about March 23 event to root out leakers, leaker says

Likely as part of a counter-intelligence program by Apple, top leakers were wrong about Apple having an event on March 23 — and this is a sign of trouble for their sources inside the company.

  • 18 Mar 2021

Facebook Is Cutting Out The Middle Man And Reading Your Brain Waves (Sort Of)

“I cannot emphasize this enough: This cannot read your brain,' Facebook exec Andrew Bosworth told BuzzFeed News.

  • 18 Mar 2021

Facebook sees computing's future on your wrist

Researchers are figuring out how nerve-impulse reading can let you click on things that aren’t there.

  • 18 Mar 2021

The Unionizing Workers Who Became Amazon's Biggest Threat

How a strong union tradition in Bessemer, Alabama led workers to challenge one of the world’s most powerful companies.